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, pretty exciting. >> here in the city and oakland too. the as beat the rangers last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especi
upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
's forecast in 90 seconds. but first ktvu's matt keller join us live from ellam rock park where park rangers are taking extra precautions tonight, mark. >> reporter: these signs behind me will be out again tomorrow telling the public that alum rock park is closed due to extreme fire danger. near triple digit temperatures could not stop francis tuddle for practicing for his high school team. but the sign near alum rock park did. >> reporter: now where where are you going to run? >> another loop, something extra. >> reporter: we salk hikers, cyclists and drivers turn around forcing plans to be changed. >> maybe take a walk later on just down the street after it cools down a little bit. >> reporter: rangers closed the park today because of the high fire danger. when temperatures hit 99 degrees they decided closing it tomorrow would be a good idea as well. >> there is fuel down here, if you add hot temperatures and if the wind can i bees up who knows what could happen. >> reporter: firefighters say some of the bay area's most devastating fires happened in october. and the people living in and ab
. stone is live. >> so far, they are down 1-nothing to the texas rangers. they have a packed house. the fans have been out here for much of the day. i have been speaking with the fans all afternoon. >> we're not looking for the wild card we are looking for the division! >> the west! >> honestly did you foresee this going into the season? >> have been snow. heavens-- no. >> i wrote an e-mail and i was did not think that there were going to catch the texas rangers. >> you are on the record. >> you are on the record some time ago talking about world series. >> i've been on that record for quite a few years. all providing that this is quite a feel good story. and they have lost 100 games. >> what is that about? remarks in? somebody is going to be toasted during this came in. >> and this guy is stopping. >> this is going down all faye philip we are doing this, taking the divisions. family were still wearing this giants cap. >> if we are still cheering? also for the east bay. east bay, the west bay. that is 14 going from nothing, to something. >> you heard it going from nothing, to somet
-one = final score. the share of the division with the texas rangers. and this is coming tonight with the here are some of the highlights. this was the winning play. just amazing. jackie, this could be a real! we could be looking at the a l west? >> yes. probably the most improbable story in baseball this year the oakland a's. 93/68 tied with the texas rangers. there were 13 games behind the texas rangers and the of the word bacthey have come back-this is the last game of the season and they are in the dead heat. the winner of this game will be the american league champion it will get a little bit of time off. and it all comes down to this. who would have thought this? at the beginning of the season, oakland athletics were a long shot. they didn't improbable comeback but as you mentioned, 30,000 fans and probably the same to the oakland fans are going crazy. and as i mentioned earlier one of the most improbable teams. they have clinched the playoff spot. they will get a little bit of time off. and i think that it will be packed again tonight. they seem to be winning night after night after ni
. over the texas rangers at the coliseum. oakland is guaranteed that wild card spot. this is their first trip to the playoffs since 20 06. if they sweep the season against the rangers the could also get the american west league title. >> we have to come out tomorrow. not going to get ahead of ourselves but we are going to savor the moment. (cheers & applause) >> they are getting crazy. the giants tried to take out the dodgers last night. it got off to a right start with buster posy hitting a deep left. the bottom of the night, tied-to-2. that is when the dodgers with an rbi single. at 3-2 = y -. final score. and the kansas city royals with cabrera he is currently in line to be the first crown winner. the tigers beat 6-3. reaching the playoffs in back-to- back since 1935. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have headlines. and a live look at the toll plaza. pretty light. and clear. once again it is going to be hot. please pardon the delay >> four men were on board to were in lifejackets they made to shortest time that it was the other two that went missing the coast guard has suspend
to be out at the dock of stadium as the a's take on the rangers for game two you look for this weather. 79 degrees at the 7:05 p.m. start time. winds will come from the northwest of about 6 mi. per hour. the seven day around the bay forecast a cooling trend beginning tomorrow and cooler temperatures off quite a bit as we head towards friday. saturday and sunday looked at as westbound highway 4 is slow out of antioch. traffic speeds pick up approaching pittsburgh and over the well pass we are delayed once again. it is pretty sluggish but no incidents to report just your usual drive coming out of antioch this morning. the north bay is starting to slow things down northbound excuse me southbound 11 just approaching 37. speeds their slower than usual about 32 minutes right now out of nevada into the city. take a look at conditions along the peninsula wraping up on some good news here a lot of green on the runway ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybri
. for those of you heading to the a's came later tonight against the rangers first pitch after 705 temperatures will be sitting in the low 80s and as we head into the rest of the evening we to introduce wins coming in from the south at 7 mi. an hour. take a look at your extended forecast a very warm conditions on tap tomorrow. 93 degrees expected in livermore 87 over in fremont and as we going to have to new highs by 3:00 p.m. we climbed into almost triple digits for livermore and fairfield 87 expected in vallejo. wednesday we start to turn the corner known '90s whatsoever we will continue with that cooled down temperatures below average transitioning into the weekend. robin >> will your ride into san francisco still slow by way of the bay bridge no relief for you get as you get into the city. we have a couple of trouble spots earlier accident near the toll plaza on the san francisco side not to four from the fremont street exit. your backed up on to the 880 into the bays on 280 westbound it will be as logo 80 west along the shore getting into open lots of extra time getting into s
are going to try to win the division if we can beat the rangers tonight dropping to 68 by 10:00. cooling trend spread from 60s coast, 80s 90s bay inland tomorrow 50s at the coast 70s and 80s bay and inland friday cooler as we head through the weekend one more day and then it is over. be careful, here's sue. >>> speaking of the america's cup i was driving by marina green yesterday and they got all the tents set-up expect delays on marina, lombard, 'em. . if you want to get around that van ness to broadway to get through all the traffic jams. a lot of events going on. right now reports this is 80 northbound towards the macarthur maze, accident, i'm not seeing it, but we'll follow that northbound 880 at west 80 the rest of the maze looks like it is flowing smoothly into the bay bridge toll, to san jose, 280 north moving at the limit, light this morning, highway 17 over crossing north on 280 towards cupertino no problems 17 out of the santa cruz mountains. nice fog-free morning on the golden gate bridge, no delays out of the waldo tunnel towards san francisco. speaking of with the regatta to
... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at www.ktvu.com and you can share them on twitter, it is always fun to with the pie in the face? >> you have to do the pie in the face, you have to sneak up on them, they have to be in the middle of something else... >> well, they do it all the time and they like it too. >> it is kind of funny. congratulations to the oakland a's. you know, most of us have to go to work and have to get to the bay bridge but if you are driving any time soon, it is just a little bit of a crowd and if you can get going soon you might avoid the busi
at the coast for one more evening. tonight big game against the rangers. warm inland, still in the 80s even past sunset after 7:00. changes though tomorrow. big changes. low pressure moves to the north closer toward us giving us the onshore flow. all we have to do is changing the wind direction and we're going to get cooler. that happens tomorrow. then low pressure is going to park over top of us this upcoming weekend. we'll be back down to the 60s for highs near the bay for everywhere near the bay. 70s inland and there's the chance of a few rain showers next week. for tomorrow, downtown san francisco, from 94 all the way down to 67. inland locations only in the 80s. redwood city down to 78. napa 79. santa rosa 20 degrees cooler down to 80 degrees. we are going to cool down even more. this upcoming weekend highs inland in the upper 70s near the bay, upper 60s and there's a chance of a few rain showers next monday. and that's your cbs 5 forecast. >>> well, in our next half hour, the bay area city with a strict new ban on smoking. and what you'll have to do in order to smoke on a sidewalk. >>
to the playoffs zero yet! >> it was sole hot and quiet with a home run was hit we are ready for the rangers. >> the suite was amazing yes i think they can make it to the playoffs is up to them than to have to rely on anyone else they have in their hand they can do it. >> the last time the a's made it to the playoffs was in 2006 in oakland reggie colmar kron 4 news. >> for the giants beat san diego 7-5. now on to football the oakland raiders were roughed up losing to the denver broncos 37-6 the game was close in the first half. the broncos unpaid many came out the second half but up 27 straight points. the san francisco forty-niners meanwhile shut out the new york jets 34-0 is the final score. the jets were not able to do anything on either side of the ball all day long. the san francisco 49ers are 3-1 in the season and are still trailing. we will take a break at 4: 53 we will have more of a look outside. not much fog to speak of. q >> ann hathaway deter fairytale wedding. >> justin beeper gives new meaning to the san the show must go on the pop star got sick to in the kickoff concert of is
the coliseum tonight a's welcoming rangers, -- >> during -- [ unintelligible ] >>> 7:05 first pitch, about 70°, drop to 60 by the end of the game. let's talk about what is going on as far as clouds, do you see any? no not as we look from vollmer peak towards san francisco to sutro tower to the coast, absolutely nothing. live doppler 7 hd about the clouds, you don't have to worry about mist, drizzle, no rain, we can use it. these are latest conditions i just updated them, still 48 half moon bay, 50 santa rosa everybody else in the mid 50s to mid 60s until you get to fremont, still the warm spot at 73°, 60 monterey everybody else around the bay and inland mid to upper 50s under a clear sky, today will be the hottest day this week, clear tonight, mild to warm, mid 50s to mid 60s tomorrow morning many cooling will spread throughout all of our neighborhoods through the week. today concord 97°, san jose 94, san francisco 86, again san francisco 86 today, oakland 87, santa rosa and fremont 96 and 91. still hot in the low to mid 90s inland east bay valleys, orange for a reason to get your attentio
remains. >>> this is far from over. >> last night they beat the texas rangers 3-1, now on to the final day and if they can knock out texas, the a's will enter the western league division >> they trailed by 13 games. despite wanting to move to the south bay, they will stay in oakland until 2018. they are negotiating a five- year lease extension and the team does not want to pay a penalty for leaving early and it would take years to build one. how is it looking so far, sal. >> it looks good, so far so good, you mentioned the a's game, we will be reminding people of that. these games have been well attended and why not, if you want to get there, take part and if you are driving near the coliseum just remember there will be a lot of people leaving the coliseum. let's move along and look at interstate 880 as you move to the mcarthur maze, that traffic is moving well as you head out to the mcarthur maze. no problems getting into san francisco, again san francisco has been very crowded these days and we have oracle open world and just a lot of events coming up no doubt you heard about that, this
's moved to four games behind the rangers for the division lead. they're big shot came in the 10th. a solo shot as the a's beat the rangers 3-2. today's play of the day comes from georgia. the braves are down one run with one out. freddie freeman says let's go to the playoffs. gone. it gives the braves a victory over the marlins. like the giants, they're going to the postseason. new polls out this morning, which presidential candidate is losing a bit of staging. >> panic at a bay area bart station. with the agency now says forced passengers to flee the platforms >> i just spoke with employees at a safeway store that was robbed last night. we're learning more details about how scary and intense the situation got for both employ,,,, at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier wor
towards the play offs. a win over the texas rangers. they have now locked up a wild card spot which would be a one game winner take all as the a's win their final regular season game against the rangers they would clench the american league west and bypass the wild card. well, take a look at this talk about excessive celebration a junior hockey player in new jersey got a big surprise after scoring a goal going straight through the glass. best new of all though he was not hurt and his team won four to one. >>> well, thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. i'm julie haener. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news tonight. we are live in the south bay with hot weather and we are always here for you at ktvu.com. tmz is coming up next right here on tv 36 what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love.
's they finished off the game to with the rangers' final score 3-2. puts the aide said a half game behind the orioles. and four games behind the rangers. in the a.l. west will see if they keep that momentum going. as for the giants we're in the postseason. a player was nailed. upton reaches the infield single. one of the worst outing of his career he gave up a three kron bomb it was rough. he was replaced in the fourth inning final score seven to two the backs with the wind. we will take a break coming up on the kron 4 news more headlines in just one minute. >> lady dies at launching a campaign to help people with eating disorders. katrina much explains all that today in hollywood manner. >> lady got caught is opening up about her struggles with eating disorders. cocotte revealed on her web site she battled alenia and anorexia since she was 15. she wants her web site to be a place for her fans can share their struggles and stories and find support for mothers. usher fans overseas will have to wait a little longer to catch him in concert the center is part postponing his upcoming tour in e
to finish of the regular season, one day tuesday and wednesday against the texas rangers at home. >>gary: the giants have the division wrapped up. for the ahmanson old, and must appease working to have the. >> here is latin still very over how or vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> a famous paintings bought at a flea market could have been stolen goods. five x nine and a work between $75,000-$100,000. clark >> the fbi is currently investigating how i got from the museum to the flea market and trying to determine who gets to keep it. >> a human called for dracula's daughter, we have reviews of movies and now showing. >> t
we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still get that wild card spot. >> that's very excite sighting. very good news. >>> 7:11. nurses on strike. there could be a walkout and what it means for urgent care. >>
-party because a's just caught the rangers. in first place since april now the titl will comeown t e game tomorr. green gold passion. 30,000 at the coliseum tonight. travis went 6 strong innings and jam in the second. i soto. in the third hamilton shot to right center. josh plays the bounce off the wall. try to score from first. steven drew can't handle it. 1 nothing texas. still 1-o in the fifth. norris base hit to right off harrison came in as 18 game winner. bobble it. josh donaldson scores. moss will race home. a's up 2-1. then in the sixth petaluma pride there it comes and goes. johnny crushed. 18 of the year solo blast. 3-1 like last nature. slam the door in the 9th. crews struck him out. tie texas for the division lead 3-1 the final setting up a winner take all game tomorrow afternoon. >> who would have thought we would be here. i know we did. i know thehole team did. i don't know about anyone else. as long as we believe inside this clubhouse and we know we can get it done, we are going to do it. i honest believe we are going to win it tomorrow. >> started out playing 3
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
's not known when he'll return to the dugout. we certainly wish him well. >>> and the a's face the rangers' tommy malone on the hill. jack hamilton is going to send this one to right and brandon moss can't make the stop. that means two score and the rangers take a 2-0 lead. the late scratch, top of the second with two on, derek barton gets a double, moss scores, a's pull within one, and chris carter in the fourth, hits a solo shot, his 16th of the season. a's still keeping that momentum going. game currently tied 2 in the top of the sixth. and we'll have highlights tonight at 11:00. but raj and jessica, the nfl replacement refs, can't get over. this is a situation they're going to have to rectify soon. you can feel the tension continuing to build. >> hopefully sooner rather than later. you can watch sportsnet central on comcast bay area tonight at 10:30. >>> take a look. unbelievable video out of russia tonight where a well-placed dash board camera caught action as two trucks crashed. wow, while one turned left right in front of the other, the impact sent the second driver through his wind
. oakland dropped the number to two for clinching the number's first playoff birth since 2006. the rangers come to the final three games starting on monday with the division crown up for grabs. >>> still to come at 11:00, a south bay market just sold a winning lottery ticket. we will show you where. >>> and arnold schwarzenegger tells all in his new book including more secrets he kept from his wife maria shriver. >>> and we are three days away from the first presidential campaign debate but you might be surprised what anne romney said about her husband today if he becomes president. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. . >>> afghan defense officials are calling ate misunde
, rangers and a's go at 87:05, 70° dropping to six i -- 60 by the end of the game. thursday around 16 to 20° cooler coast to inland cooler saturday, sunday. >>> good morning. if you you are headed to the game, expect delays, 880 around the coliseum jams before and after. right now san mateo bridge looking good tail lights towards the highrise eastbound, headlights towards hayward.n8me8 roadwork, hopefully they will get that picked up betweens to -- elsewhere southbound 101 past lucas valley road, marin county nicely to the golden gate bridge fog-free and light traffic. out of antioch, slow traffic towards pittsburg about a 30 minute drive from hillcrest to 242 in concord slow out of tracy up and over the altamont, 25 minutes headed to the dublin pleasanton interchange. today is spare the air day suggested that you take mass transit, if you can. the good news is that is all on time, no delays for bart, muni, vta all agencies looking good. >>> 6:18. >> 49ers bounce back after last weekend's loss. >>> lindsay lohan says she was thrown to the ground and choked inside a new york city hotel room
the last three games of the regular season against the texas rangers. they will meet tonight at the coliseum. right now the as are two games dehind the rangers in their division if the as sweep texas, they win the west. if they don't sweep, oakland still has a shot at one of the two american league wild card spots. the giants have punched their postseason a lodge time ago. but they still don't know if they will play washington or cincinnati a bay area church doing its part to keep the homeless program up and -- cincinnati. >>> a bay area church is do its part to keep the homeless program up and running. one of the founders is retiring. however, st. paul's episcopal church is voting whether to take over the operations of that program. >>> a church in antioch will pay special tribute to polices and firefighters tomorrow. it's called a blue mass. they will be honoring first responders from all around eastern contra costa county. it begins at 10:30 a.m. at st. ignatius of antioch catholic. there will be a tribute to kenyan, the officer killed. it will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow mo
at kron and the texas rangers. the rangers had a decent lead but the a's came back. brandon loss. and look at his two home runs 9-7 = 80s. they are trailing by four games. with a 9-7 = the 80the oakland athletics. for the angels for lost today and the oakland a's are still too above those wild- card and the pittsburgh pirates we have time for a great play. they have faded but nonetheless, a great defense. travis snyder, wow i would like to see matt to do that! that is great stuff. and his 20th victory. despite that great catch. and the n f l regular referees i am laughing because instead of the getting excited it is official. they are getting all of that attention. with the agreement tonight. it is the first time with so far, no complaints! baltimore right now is leading a. the 49ers are going to be in youngstown, ohio. the death last year with harbaugh having to go back and forth to the east coast twice. and if they lose? what the heck are they going to be doing in one week in youngstrom? alex smith. perhaps tossing to randy moss. >> there are no distractions, here. we hang out. and in th
at the texas rangers and the oakland athletics. they are three games behind against texas. and the athletics took on the texas rangers. with texas going up 9-4 at this point. and take a look! these home runs! however, it ended at 9-7. college football, stanford. at washington. you can see david shaw he will be here next week. murphy, with a 40 yd. >> huge! >> wow! and they are getting that pick up set. big upset that 35 yd touchdown. the huskies have obsessed. upset-as they were in the top 10 that they are most likely out. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. one town in new mexico only as one police officer. and a dog. will have more on why this canine is on duty, next. taking this live look. friday light. >> welcome back. this is the only licensed police officer and bess town in new mexico. >> and that was the last dog. and this--small town in new mexico. coming up at 6:00 a.m., will live. with a 12 year-old girl hit and killed struck by an suv. and an office workplace shooting. we will be back. this with commute. >> parents at an albany meet with
at the coliseum. exciting. they have been on a roll. the as tied the rangers for the division lead last night. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning and we go to the sixth and the pride of petaluma jonny gomes says see ya! that's a solo shot. as win 3-1. they have come from 13 games behind to tie texas for the division lead. so here's how it sets up now. the as win this afternoon. they will win the west and get a best-of-five play-off series beginning on the weekend. if they lose, they are still in but it's a wild card game. that would mean a one-game play- off on friday. if they win they move on. if they lose, they're out. go as. the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs in l.a. last night. great game, though. buster posey going deep for his 24th homer in an early giant lead. he should be the mvp. that held on to beat the dodgers then 4-3. they will play the season finale this afternoon in a game that doesn't mean much but anytime you beat the dodgers, that's a good thing. the cardinals got in because of that dodger loss. >>> play of the day comes from kansas c
better. >> the a's are guests of the rangers. tommy malone on the hill, and josh hamilton hits this one to right. and brandon moss can't stop the ball. he charges his seventh error of the season. a costly one. bottom of the 7th, bases loaded. he flies out to right, and makes amends. a great over the shoulder catch to keep the game tied. to extras. george homers to right off mark lowe. his sixth home run of the year, gives the a's the win. they hold on to that wild card spot. and the wall street journal released a study of the most biassed broadcast teams in major league baseball. the top honor goes to the white sox broadcasters who use the term we, us and our 104 times during the game. the least biassed were glenn kuiper they only used six such comments. i wonder if they counted how many times they say meets during their broadcast. >>> we've seen the first lady make an appearance on "the tonight show." this evening it's ann romney's turn. >> i will tell you, my heart was just -- for me. i think for him too. >> was there dancing? is he a good dancer? >> you know, jay, he's gotten to be a
innings. the a's beat the rangers 3 to 2. to this with the day comes from the peach state. the better bridges are down one run with none out what on. in the ninth he says see later dead center and that give the braves their fourth three victories over the miami marlins. those joining the giants and the post- season party. if emmitt displaced from their san jose home. >>> at the home of call that has everyone talking. >>> stranger danger on the peninsula. the school and administrators are addressing some parental concerns.,,,, hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. there is no more heartbreaking a sight than the sad. the exposed. the public testament to unrealized potential in such epic proportion. conversely, there is not
the texas rangers. if he can 0 land sweeps texas they win -- -- if the o's sweep texas, they win and what they don't know is who they will be playing it could be washington or cincinnati. >>> it is called blue mass and they will honor first responders from around east contra costa. an election will be held at the catholic church starting at 10:30 a.m. and kenyon was shot and killed in alamo. >>> time now 6:15, you will have fewer options and the ferry is getting rid of their two weekday trips in marin county in san francisco. the larkspur -- larkspur ferry will be around and no changes to the holiday schedule or any of the cielito schedules. >>> how is traffic, sal? >>> it should be a nice drive and let's look at highway 24 westbound. it is a nice drive coming up to the willow pass grade with no major issues. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza, it has been a nice drive with no major issues and if you are driving, traffic should be good for you coming out to the mcarthur maze. here is a look at highway 4, getting out to the east shore freeway it looks good from vallejo to pano
this evening, the oakland a's against the rangers the patch = 6:05 it is going to get dark but it is going to be relatively warm. that first pitch being thrown at 6:0 5:00 p.m. the big story is that excessive heat and also contending with port air quality day has been with spare the air date has been implemented. dehydration is certainly a concern with it today. limit your time outside and/or afternoon highs will be between 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.. your kron 4 7 day around the bay warm conditions on tap for tomorrow however, we could see perhaps 30 degrees compared with to what we are seeing with, right now. much lower than the seasonal average. 70's for the inland areas. and mid 60s for the coast. >> good morning give yourself plenty of extra time. no relief for the drive into the city by way of the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up into the oakland may ease. and across the upper deck in to san francisco the oakland- mes. towards san francisco city streets is about 20-25 minutes from the oakland m aze however, the san mateo/92 is looking good. however, getting clef a bit more crowded. wi
,000 at coliseum tonight. josh reddick singles up the middle. that would be productive. rangers respond in the fourth, pesky michael young take parker's pitch gone. two-run shot and then in the fifth, chris sends one to left center field. adam who doubled earlier, he scores. still in the fifth, brandon moss coco is going to test the arm of josh hamilton and he is safe. that made it 4-2. texas is added run and a's are holding on 4-33 in the eighth. >> -- 4-3 in the eighth. >> matted cane was named opening starter. buster posey, double to the ball on left. m scout execute will score. giants on top 1-0, dodgers trying to hang on to a sli wildcard eighthnning,lutchingle le. aganurns on t jetsnde scores easily to tie it at 2. that is where we are right now. 2-2 ninth zbling 49ers crushed the jets, 34-0 and jim harbaugh's staff out coached them. they out-tebowed the team that has tim. look at the blocking here. fantastic job and smarts to g down. under two minutes. keep the clock running. harbaugh likes what he sees in him. >> he has a stiff jaw and goes about working every day. he is prepare
's just caught the rangers. in first place since april 9 now the title will come down to one game tomorrow. green gold passion. 30,000 at the coliseum tonight. travis went 6 strong innings and jam in the second. i soto. in the third hamilton shot to right center. josh plays the bounce off the wall. try to score from first. steven drew can't handle it. 1 nothing texas. still 1-o in the fifth. norris base hit to right off harrison came in as 18 game winner. bobble it. josh donaldson scores. moss will race home. a's up 2-1. then in the sixth petaluma pride there it comes and goes. johnny crushed. 18 of the year solo blast. 3-1 like last nature. slam the door in the 9th. crews struck him out. tie texas for the division lead 3-1 the final setting up a winner take all game tomorrow afternoon. >> who would have thought we would be here. i know we did. i know the whole team did. i don't know about anyone else. as long as we believe inside this clubhouse and we know we can get it done, we are going to do it. i honest believe we are going to win it tomorrow. >> started out
. maybe also the pre-party because a's just caught the rangers. in first place since april 9 now the title will come down to one game tomorrow. green gold passion. 30,000 at the coliseum tonight. travis went 6 strongnd jam and jam in the second. i soto. in the third hamilton shot to right center. josh plays the bounce off the wall. try to score first first. steven drew can't handle it. 1 nothing texas. still 1-o in the fifth. norris base hit to right off harrison came in as 18 game winner. bobble it. josh donaldson scores. moss will race home. a's up 2-1. then in the sixth petaluma pride there it comes and goes. johnny crushed. 18 of the year solo blast. 3-1 like last nature. slam the door in the 9th. crews struck him out. tie texas for the division lead 3-1 the final setting up a winner take all game tomorrow afternoon. >> who would have thought we would be here. i know we did. i know the whole team did. i don't know about anyone else. as long as we believe inside this clubhouse and we know we can get it done, we are going to do it. i honest believe we are goin
they will loud later on today. this win last night put the red hot a's in position and they beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in a tie. they have erased a 13 deficit, almost unthinkable this come back. if they win they go straight to the division series however if they lose the as are still in the playoffs. but it looks tougher. they have to play a do or die game against either the baltimore orioles or the yankees. last night jonny gomes was asked about how much confidence they have going into this game. >> well, about the same as what we had when we went into the season i am not going to lie to you but just checked another one off the list and that's a great celebration of what we had last night. >> it is another reason for fans to celebrate and they will be staying in oakland for the time-being putting it to 2018. they recently happened the as a five year he can pension and they are reportedly interested. even if they built a ballpark in san jose it would not be ready for another five years. it will be packed and later on season finale will determine the championship. it will begin 12:3
angels and the texas rangers as the a's hope to clinch that playoff spot. yesterday the angels won in texas. today they battle again and you can watch that game on ktvu at 1:00. >>> all right. let's go over to rosemary who is watching the rising temperatures this morning. hey, rosemary. >> good morning. a calm start out there. temperatures a little cool, and boy is it cloudy. we have clouds widespread this morning. the marine layer right about 1500 feet and we're dealing with fog as well as high pressure builds in. the high pressure will bring us the warm-up, compressing the marine layer. poor visibility in areas like santa rosa as well as the coast. widespread 50s outside our door at this hour. by noontime, we're looking at 60s right along the coastline in san francisco, along the east bay shore, 70s around the bay. mid 70s in santa rosa to upper 70s near concord, and livermore, right about 80 degrees at lunchtime. into the afternoon. there is the red. 90s in the forecast, livermore, antioc, concord, and areas near clear lake for the afternoon. today going to be a warmer day. tomo
but that is okay. the angels had eight to play. >> out of those 85 are against the rangers that's going to be fun. >> it cuts both ways let's say the rangers wrapped it up by 70 than they would finish up here again. they are probably going to play like the giants they just don't want to get hurt and they're ready for the playoffs. >> i guess timmy got some time to figure out what's wrong date but even i still love him. he's got to fix something right? >> if your line down the street would he stop? >> i don't know >> that's my for him... >> every fan need something to worry about so that is a legitimate worry. they say they're going to be all right when they start the playoffs. >> and you can always... is the giants' roster full or the giants lactose intolerance? they don't want as well, i don't know >> if you play let's say you plan on bringing him back first off you can have them until the second round, ok. he played great without him, no one's happy with the way he left the team, there is no great outcry from players left. and that on national television here readout. tell me about the that it
athletics making magic taking on the texas rangers who are first in first place in the american league. the a's with a great game last night and pick up the 9-3 when they break old record the most strikeouts in the season 1325 games by the athletics. right now they are playing the rangers again this evening. >> and police as you can see are swarming a west oakland never would right now after a car chase that ended in a crash. they are looking for a suspect at 12 and add a line streets they will not say who the suspect he is or why they are looking for him. but the charges--they have a nearby school locked down and are searching for the suspect. >> thanks for joining us on this thursday morning more of the hot weather coming up here to out the afternoon and are 247 bay area news channel. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in ne
ahead of anaheim and tampa for the wild card spot. they host the rangers for the next three games. all right, here we go. a 2-2 tie in the eighth. he drills it down the line. what else? another homerun. 23 ready of the -- 23rd of the year. and the a's are amazing. they either hit home runs or strike out. his third in the last four games. two-run shot. a's win it. they want to win the division. they have texas in town for the final three games. padres hotsing the giants -- hosting the giants. that one is gone off houston street. that's the 100th homerun for the giants. it ties the game at five. a two-run shot. a 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to win the regular season with three against the dodgers. this sports report is brought to you by river rock casino and what a day in sports? >> that concludes another broadcast of abc7 news. i'm alan wang. always a pleasure working with you, leigh and you, shu. thanks for watching. we start again tomorrow morning at 4:30.
sweep the rangers in the next 3, they'll take the west. how about play of the day? chipper jones turned in defense. and last regular season game. two diving catches. both times he threw from his knees. 40 years old but you'd never know it. looking good. fans chanted thank you chipper for the all star who is retiring at the age of 40. he's not done. >> he can still play. the presidential candidates pree to face off with fire works. we'll preview this week's first debate in a live report. >> all night search for two missing bay area voters tossed from their boat. one of their companions swim for help. >> bay area hot heat may have played a roll and temperatures soar today we'll tell you who is at greater risk for heat illness and tips to stay cool. #3w4r57 ,,,,,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: t
was a forest ranger. and another lady that had a family of eight children, i believe. these ladies had no time for themselves. >> let's start with paula. she is 57 years old from iowa. much to her husband's chagrin, she stopped dyeing her hair five years ago. she was thrilled when we approached her on the plaza. >> we chose paula because we know there is a lot of hot going on here. it's a girls trip. >> paula is a great person. she is a great mom, a great wife and she works really hard. we are really excited she can have this experience. >> i know you called your husband when you were outside. what did he say? >> he laughed and he's excited. >> we are going to make him smile, i think, right? what do you think about this whole thing? >> it's exciting. this is too cool. >> paula is here with her girls. judy, mary, becky and jane. ladies, please keep your blindfolds on till you give you the green light. here is paula before. let's see the new you. oh, wow! oh, my gosh! take off your blindfolds. >> you look beautiful. >> ready to see yourself? you can put your glasses on. >> you have a little lips
the making the playoffs now. the mariners and then they get to play the rangers. all the games will be at home. and my guess i am ready for the a's. if we see more seats filled that is what it comes down to. >> i see it coming down to j. r. i just tell him the light of the coliseum's and where are the fans. >> it is going to be a gorgeous weekend and i know there's the ball to watch the would you do something tomorrow? will you pledge tomorrow to get off your butt and do something? >> i play a big turkey on tv but i move around a bit. it's like the older father driving his kids around on the weekend. >> you said it's all in the car you drive >> i am not running but i am going to say get on your mark spitz said go. but then i will go home immediately and set back on the couch. >> i'll be watching for you as i run by. >> that is a pretty good little run. >> we will see you is 7:53 a.m. we will be right back -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wo
. they need one more win to clinch a playoff spot which could come today against the texas rangers. they could make it if the angels and rays each lose a game. tonight's home game gets under way at 7:05. go a's. we will have a look at weather and traffic after this. >>> if you are just waking up and joining us, temperatures are close to 80 degrees in some cities. it will be a scorcher. you can see the reason why. san bruno with no low clouds. look at the temperatures. 71 in concord. 67 in oakland. 67 in san francisco. gilroy is the hot spot at 75. it is a spare the air day. we have an unhealthy day out the there. cooler and cloudy weather arrives into the weekend. let's check the drive with mike. >>> here is the bay bridge on the maps. slow down to the east shore freeway. no major accidents approaching that direction. south 880, smooth drive through hayward. slow through fremont and funneling down through 680. northbound route still trying to recover from the early morning onslaught. look at that as well as 85. laura, back to you. >>> thank you for joining us. another local news update coming
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